In today’s complex business world, financial specialists require increasingly sophisticated skills and knowledge. The CGA program prepares candidates to analyze and deliver clear, transparent, and reliable financial information – and to develop and present business strategies based on that information.
CGAs are employed in diverse and dynamic positions across a wide spectrum of business, industry, government, not-for-profit, and public practice sectors.
CGA is a globally recognized professional accounting designation that can be earned through a variety of easy-access paths. For information about the choices available, contact your provincial/territorial affiliate office (see the Association drop-down menu above).
CGA offers a flexible, online study program that will give you with the tools you need to succeed as an accounting and financial management professional – no matter where your career takes you.
CGA-Canada’s comprehensive educational program provides a state-of-the-art online learning environment, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Its integrated technology allows students to network with course directors, tutors, academic advisors and colleagues.
With the CGA program, those eligible for enrollment can:
- Study anywhere
- Work anywhere
- Choose your career direction
- Earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree while you earn your CGA designation
- Earn while you learn
Learn more about our competency-based education program and discover the competencies required of a newly certified CGA.
The CGA Syllabus details all the course content in the CGA program. It also shows the sequence of courses and examinations leading to certification.
Candidate competency is assessed through education, examinations, and practical experience. Learn about the examination process or review examination blueprints.
All students in the CGA program are required to obtain a bachelor's degree prior to certification. For students who enter the program without a degree, CGA offers unique degree opportunities.
CGAs and students must adhere to the CGA-Canada Code of Ethical Principles and Rules of Conduct, and all CGA courses include instruction in professional business ethics.
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